Study Kyoto Newsletter Vol. VI
Happy New Year from Kyoto (Akemashite omedetou!)! In Japan, the new year is celebrated with a number of traditions, including a first visit to a shrine or temple for the new year, and Kyoto, of course, was full of festivities!
A new year is a time for new goals…how about the Japanese Language Proficiency Test? Read on to find out how to pass it–and more!
Studying Japanese: with Manga and Dramas!
This Kyoto University student told us about how she used her favorite J-Pop, J-Dramas, and even Shingeki no Kyojin to study Japanese (and even pass N1 of the JLPT!). Her advice might surprise you.
Tell me more! (and bring potatoes)
What’s the JLPT, and how do I ace it?
Find out all you need to know about the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)–how to study, where to take it, and what it’s good for. The JLPT is often needed to study abroad, and even to find work in Japan.
Help me pass!
Joining a Japanese School Club
Japanese universities often have large clubhouses with everything from rock climbing to, in this case, shogi (Japanese chess)! We asked an American student from Chicago about his club activities.
Let me join a club!⇒